Bariatrics25 Nov 2011
It is necessary to understand the various neuro-cognitive mechanisms which govern our lifestyle behaviors, in order to develop effective weight loss programs. In their constant endeavor to unearth these mechanisms, researchers have found that physical activity and eating habits are bounded by a common neuro-cognitive pathway. Researchers have found that physical activity leads to an improvement in diet quality. An increase in physical exercise leads to a tendency to eat a healthy diet. People...
Bariatrics19 Nov 2011
People with a normal weight or those on weight maintenance program tend to eat more as compared to overweight subjects. Yet the latter tend to gain more weight. This paradox has emerged from a new study, which has been published in the latest issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association. The research, led by Dr. Jessica Bachman, from the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania, was carried on 257 people between July 2006 and March 2007...
Bariatrics17 Oct 2011
According to the experts on obesity management, as obesity is more often than not a result of genetic factors, it is difficult to control it. Hence, to halt its inevitable progress, bariatric surgery can be explored as an option at a young age before the condition becomes unmanageable. This was the essence of the note delivered by Dr. Thomas Inge, Director of the Center for Bariatric Research and Innovation and associate professor in the Division of Pediatric Surgery at Cincinnati Children's...
Bariatrics19 Sep 2011
A new study, published online in the American Journal of Physiology and Endocrinology Metabolism, has found that maternal over-nutrition prior to and during gestation can cause pronounced obesity in the children. The babies born to such mothers have higher fat mass and smaller livers as compared to women who consume fewer calories during their pregnancies. However, the risk is negated, if the would be mothers switch to a less calorie diet. The principal investigator Stephanie M. Krasnow, a...
Bariatrics25 Aug 2011
Anyone who wants to lose weight knows that belly fat is the easiest to put on but the most difficult to lose. It is a stubborn fat deposition which is so dangerous for health but just refuses to go away. However, scientists have just found our best bet to lose belly fat. According to a study done in Duke University Medical Center, the researchers found that aerobic exercise is better to lose belly fat as compared to resistance training as well as a combination of resistance training and aerobic...
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